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Refuse collections

Requested on
Mon 24th January, 2011
Reference
FOI 1141
Resolution
Information provided

Question

1) How many households in total receive the council's waste collection services? 68,563

Answer

1) 68,563

Question

2a) As of January 2011, does the authority collect refuse from those households "fortnightly", "weekly" or "more than weekly" (categories used by WRAP/Defra)?

Answer

2a) Fortnightly, apart from 102 Farm properties that still have a weekly collection due to access problems

Question

3a) If the authority collects refuse in more than one category, how many households are served "fortnightly", how many "weekly" and how many "more than weekly" as of January 2011?

Answer

3a) 68,461 have a fortnightly collection and 102 Farm properties have a weekly collection.

Question

3b) What were the same figures in each of those categories at April 2010?"

Answer

3b) 68,186 had a fortnightly collection and 102 Farm properties had a weekly collection.

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